This package contains Twitter JSON data for two Twitter search queries that were collected in the week following Aaron's death, using twarc
that talks to the Twitter's search API: "Aaron Swartz" OR aaronsw and #pdftribute. aaronsw.json.gz contains 630,397 tweets, for the period starting with 2013-01-11 16:50:22 and ending 2013-01-18 13:50:02. pdftribute.json.gz contains 42,277 tweets, for the period starting with Jan 13 02:42:26 and ending Jan 17 03:33:46.
In addition, the URLs mentioned in the tweets found in aaronsw.tar.gz were extracted, unshortened, and then aggregated to provide a report of what people linked to. These URLs are available in aaronsw-urls.tsv.